All Books By Simon Armitage

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  1. Book ImagePearl

    Winner of the 2017 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation 

    From the acclaimed translator of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, a spellbinding new translation of this classic allegory of grief and consolation.

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  2. Book ImagePearl

    Winner of the 2017 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation 

    From the acclaimed translator of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, a spellbinding new translation of this classic allegory of grief and consolation.

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  3. Book ImageThe Story of the Iliad

    Award-winning poet Simon Armitage dramatizes the story of Troy, animating this classic epic for a new generation of readers.More

  4. Book ImageWalking Home

    Nineteen days, 256 miles, and one renowned poet walking the backbone of England.More

  5. Book ImageWalking Home

    Nineteen days, 256 miles, and one renowned poet walking the backbone of England.More

  6. Book ImageThe Death of King Arthur

    “A new standard in the enterprise of bringing the past back into poetry.”—Tom Shippey, Wall Street JournalMore

  7. Book ImageSir Gawain and the Green Knight

    "Compulsively readable. ... Simon Armitage has given us an energetic, free-flowing, high-spirited version."—Edward Hirsch, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  8. Book ImageThe Odyssey

    "Armitage has given an ageless story new vigor, and has done it with style, wit and elegance."—Literary ReviewMore

  9. Book ImageSir Gawain and the Green Knight

    A spellbinding poetic translation of this six hundred year-old Arthurian story of beheading, romance, and the supernatural.More